Large Format Photography business readership survey

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Final Vote Statistics


Question 1:  How many images worth selling do you have (all formats) ?
     votes  percent
  1.) tens 83   32%
  2.) hundreds 116   44%
  3.) thousands 46   18%
  4.) tens of thousands 16   6%

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Total Votes:  261


Question 2:  How many images worth selling do you have (LF only) ?
     votes  percent
  1.) none 55   21%
  2.) tens 121   47%
  3.) hundreds 68   27%
  4.) thousands 10   4%
  5.) tens of thousands 2   1%

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Total Votes:  256


Question 3:  How much income do you derive from your photography ?
     votes  percent
  1.) not significant 80   30%
  2.) 1-5% of my total income 29   11%
  3.) 5-10% of my total income 28   11%
  4.) 10-20% of my total income 16   6%
  5.) 20-30% of my total income 12   5%
  6.) 30-50% of my total income 16   6%
  7.) more than 50% of my total income 83   31%

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Total Votes:  264


Question 4:  What percentage of the photographic income is from LF images ?
     votes  percent
  1.) N/A 92   35%
  2.) less than 10% 55   21%
  3.) 10-25% 36   14%
  4.) 25-50% 15   6%
  5.) more than 50% 66   25%

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Total Votes:  264


Question 5:  How much do you spend yearly on photography, including trips ?
     votes  percent
  1.) less than $500 14   5%
  2.) $500-$1000 32   12%
  3.) $1000-$2000 41   15%
  4.) $2000-$5000 66   25%
  5.) $5000-$10000 45   17%
  6.) $10000-$20000 31   12%
  7.) $20000-$50000 24   9%
  8.) more 12   5%

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Total Votes:  265


Question 6:  Which is your primary source of photographic income ?
     votes  percent
  1.) assignment fees 98   42%
  2.) print sales 111   47%
  3.) licensing fees 27   11%

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Total Votes:  236


Question 7:  Do you offer prints through your web site ?
     votes  percent
  1.) I don't have a web site 125   48%
  2.) I have a personal web site, but I don't offer prints through it 85   33%
  3.) I have a web site, and I offer prints through it 43   17%
  4.) I offer prints on the web, but through a non-personal site 7   3%

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Total Votes:  260


Question 8:  If you offer prints through the web, how many sales did you make last year ?
     votes  percent
  1.) no success 61   60%
  2.) 1-5 18   18%
  3.) 5-10 8   8%
  4.) 10-20 3   3%
  5.) 20-50 6   6%
  6.) more 6   6%

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Total Votes:  102


Question 9:  Would you be interested in participating in a coop on-line gallery ?
     votes  percent
  1.) no 40   15%
  2.) depends on the terms 159   60%
  3.) yes 64   24%

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Total Votes:  263


Question 10:  If you sell fine art prints, where have you sold the most ?
     votes  percent
  1.) galleries 60   31%
  2.) art fairs 24   13%
  3.) web 18   9%
  4.) other outlets 89   47%

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Total Votes:  191


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